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Isolated ALP Elevation

 
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Overview

  • Significance

  • Suggestive of a non-hepatobiliary cause.
  • Causes of Isolated ALP Elevation

  • Bone pathology - fracture, osteomyelitis, osteomalacia / Ricket’s, bony metastasis, Paget’s disease
  • Rapid bone growth (adolescents)
  • Late pregnancy
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Congestive cardiac failure
  • End stage renal failure
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